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Competitive scholarships from corporations and nonprofits
Award Name Amount Deadline
Government Finance Professional Development Scholarship $8,000 February 19, 2018
Evalee C. Schwarz Charitable Trust for Education Scholarship $15,000 April 10, 2018
COAG Scholarship $1,500 April 1, 2018
Nellie Martin Carman Scholarship Fund $2,000 March 1, 2018
Mercatus Adam Smith Fellowship $10,000 March 15, 2018
GRCF Virginia Valk Fehsenfeld Scholarship $ - April 1, 2018
Dairy Management, Inc. Scholarship Program $3,500 April 22, 2017
The Harry S. Truman Scholarship Program $30,000 February 7, 2018
Samuel Huntington Public Service Award $15,000 January 17, 2018
JVS Chicago Scholarship Program $ - February 1, 2018

Government Finance Professional Development Scholarship

Amount: $8,000
Deadline: February 19, 2018
Competitive: Yes
Essay required: Yes
Description:

The Government Finance Professional Development Scholarship is available for award to four students enrolled in part-time graduate study that are employees of a state or local government and are preparing to continue their career in state and local government finance.

Eligibility:-Employed at least two years by one or more state or local governments-Recommendation by your employer-Currently a part-time student in a graduate program in public administration, (governmental) accounting, finance, economics, or business administration that prepares students for careers in state and local government finance and expecting to be enrolled in the spring semester (including spring graduates)-Baccalaureate degree or its equivalent-Citizen or permanent resident of the United States or Canada-Recommendation by your academic advisor or dean of the graduate program-Not a past winner of a scholarship program administered by the Government Finance Officers Association of theUnited States and Canada

Evalee C. Schwarz Charitable Trust for Education Scholarship

Amount: $15,000
Deadline: April 10, 2018
Competitive: Yes
Essay required: Yes
Description:

The Evalee C. Schwarz Charitable Trust for Education was created under the Will of Evalee C. Schwarz to provide interest-free loans to undergraduate and graduate students who demonstrate exceptional academic performance and significant financial need.

Eligibility:- Be a U.S. citizen at the time of application- Qualify for financial need in the form of government grants. Applicants must have an Expected Family Contribution (EFC) of $5,815 or less as it appears on their FAFSA Student Aid Report (SAR)- Be enrolled in a school in the state in which the student resides *possible exceptions apply- Standardized test scores must be in the top 15% of nation-wide- Must not be seeking a law degree For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.

COAG Scholarship

Amount: $1,500
Deadline: April 1, 2018
Competitive: Yes
Essay required: Yes
Description:

Any Georgia high school senior (or a GED equivalency) who is a United States citizen graduating by the spring of the current academic year or any Georgia student currently enrolled in a school of accredited higher education located in Georgia is eligible to apply for a COAG scholarship.

The criteria for the award include: - Presenting a letter of acceptance or letter of enrollment from a school of accredited higher education located within Georgia (four-year college, junior college or technical college) - Presenting a copy of their application to provide verification of degree field related to government/law enforcement, political science, accounting/finance or business, pre-law - Submitting a 1,000-word essay written on the theme listed on our website - Presenting a COAG scholarship applicationFor more information about this award, please visit our website.

Nellie Martin Carman Scholarship Fund

Amount: $2,000
Deadline: March 1, 2018
Competitive: Yes
Essay required: Yes
Description:

Founded in 1949, the Nellie Martin Carman Scholarship is available to graduating seniors from public high schools in King, Pierce, and Snohomish counties in Washington state. Application forms are only available through these high schools and candidates for the scholarship are nominated by their school each year. Awards range from $500 to $2,000 a year, and scholarships are renewable for four (4) years of college in the state of Washington. Approximately 35-40 awards are made each year depending on funds available for new awards and renewal awards.

Eligibility:-Be a graduating senior from a public high school in the county of King, Pierce or Snohomish in the state of Washington in the year of appointment-Be a United States citizen-Plan to attend a college in the state of Washington on a full-time basisMusic, sculpture, drawing, interior decorating or domestic science are not accepted as major subject courses.For more information and to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.

Mercatus Adam Smith Fellowship

Amount: $10,000
Deadline: March 15, 2018
Competitive: Yes
Essay required: Yes
Description:

The aim of the fellowships is to introduce students to and encourage them to critically engage key thinkers in political economy. Smith Fellows spend three weekends during the academic year and one week during the summer in residence at George Mason University participating in workshops and seminars on the Austrian, Virginia, and Bloomington schools of political economy.

The $10,000 award includes a quarterly stipend and travel and lodging to attend colloquia hosted by the Mercatus Center. Fellowship winners are eligible to re-apply each year of their studies. Smith Fellows are also eligible to apply for conference and research support.For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.

GRCF Virginia Valk Fehsenfeld Scholarship

Amount: $ -
Deadline: April 1, 2018
Competitive: Yes
Essay required: Yes
Description:

Grand Rapids Community Foundation awards hundreds of scholarships annually primarily to Kent County students bound for or in college, or those pursuing a technical career.

To be eligible for the Virginia Valk Fehsenfeld Scholarship, students must be full-time undergraduate students pursuing a degree in dietetics, nutrition, education or general human services. Applicants must also be residents of Kent County, have financial need, and possess a 3.4 minimum GPA.For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.

Dairy Management, Inc. Scholarship Program

Amount: $3,500
Deadline: April 22, 2017
Competitive: Yes
Essay required: Yes
Description:

The National Dairy Promotion and Research Board (NDPRB), through Dairy Management Inc. (DMI), annually awards up to eleven (11) $2,500 scholarships to eligible undergraduate students (sophomore through senior) enrolled in college/university programs that emphasize dairy. Majors include communications/public relations, journalism, marketing, business, economics, nutrition, food science, and Ag education. In addition, the NDPRB awards a $3,500 James H. Loper Jr. Memorial Scholarship to the outstanding scholarship recipient.

Supplemental materials:-An official transcript of all completed university credits-A letter of recommendation from a faculty member (other than department head/chairperson) familiar with the applicant's scholastic performance. The letter should include an appraisal of the applicant's academic ability, interest in dairy communications, public relations, journalism, marketing, business, economics, food science, nutrition, or agriculture education, leadership ability, initiative, character and integrityFor more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.

The Harry S. Truman Scholarship Program

Amount: $30,000
Deadline: February 7, 2018
Competitive: Yes
Essay required: Yes
Description:

The Harry S. Truman Scholarship Foundation - the federal memorial to our thirty-third President - awards merit-based scholarships to college students who plan to pursue careers in government or elsewhere in public service. Truman scholarships are for current undergraduates for graduate or professional school, participation in leadership development activities, and have special opportunities for internships and employment with the federal government.

Eligibility:-Be a full-time junior-level student at a four-year institution pursuing a bachelor's degree. "Junior" refers to a student who plans to continue full-time undergraduate study and who expects to receive a baccalaureate degree the following year or is in their third year of collegiate study expects to graduate during the same year-Nominated by the Truman Scholarship faculty representative at his/her institution-In the upper quarter of his/her class-Be a United States citizen or a U.S. national from American Samoa or the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands. Resident aliens (green card holders) are not eligible-Have an extensive record of public and community service-Have outstanding leadership potential and communication skills-Is committed to a career in government or elsewhere in public service as defined by the foundationFor more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.

Samuel Huntington Public Service Award

Amount: $15,000
Deadline: January 17, 2018
Competitive: Yes
Essay required: Yes
Description:

The Samuel Huntington Public Service Award provides a $15,000 stipend to a graduating college senior to pursue public service anywhere in the world. The Award allows recipients to engage in a meaningful public service activity for one year before proceeding on to graduate school or a career. Recently, three past award recipients have won an unsolicited, prestigious McArthur "genius" grant; been named U.S. Surgeon General; and been recognized as a Forbes "30 Under 30" entrepreneur.

For information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.

JVS Chicago Scholarship Program

Amount: $ -
Deadline: February 1, 2018
Competitive: Yes
Essay required: Yes
Description:

Educational scholarship funds from grants administered by the Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Chicago are available for Jewish college students. More than $500,000 each year is available for full-time students, predominantly those legally domiciled in the metropolitan Chicago area, who are identified as having promise for significant contributions in their chosen careers. Assistance is available for those in the helping professions.

Eligibility:-Must be Jewish-Were born and raised in the Chicago metropolitan area including Lake County, Indiana; or one continuous year of full-time employment in the Chicago-metro area prior to enrollment-Intend to remain in the Chicago-metro area after school-Demonstrate financial need-Demonstrate career promise-Available for an interview between March 1st and April 20th-Provide two professional/academic reference letters For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.

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